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@OhioBobcats Scholar-Athletes Of The Week

Jan. 30, 2017

As part of the mission of Ohio University Intercollegiate Athletics to celebrate the achievements of our students both in the classroom and on the field of play, OhioBobcats.com will honor the successes of both a male and female student-athlete with 'Ohio Scholar-Athletes of the Week.'

OHIO SCHOLAR-ATHLETES OF THE WEEK -- JAN. 30, 2017

MALE SCHOLAR ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
Name: Cullen Cummings
Sport: Wrestling
Position: 157 pounds
Year: Redshirt Junior
GPA: 3.202
Major: Marketing & Finance
Week's Achievements: Redshirt junior 157-pounder Cullen Cummings (Woodridge, Ill.) posted a 7-4 win by decision over Northern Iowa redshirt freshman Paden Moore on Friday (Jan. 27) in a Mid-American Conference match at the Convocation Center in Athens. Cummings trailed Moore, 2-1, after the first period but put together a comeback after scoring a reversal and four near-fall points in the second period to overcome the opening period deficit and take the final match of the dual. The Bobcats fell to the No. 18-ranked Panthers, 27-16.

FEMALE SCHOLAR-ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
Name: Laura Dawson
Sport: Swimming & Diving
Position: Backstroke, Butterfly, Freestyle
Year: Senior
GPA: 3.464
Major: Psychology
Week's Achievements: Senior Laura Dawson (Newcastle Upon Tyne, England) helped the Ohio swimming & diving team roll to a dominating 188-71 Senior Day victory over Mid-American Conference rival Toledo on Saturday (Jan. 28). Dawson helped the 200-yard medley relay team win with a time of 1:45.21. She added another win in the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 57.56, then won the 200-yard backstroke with a time of 2:04.87.

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